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Generic Name: spironolactone

Brand Names: Aldactone

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  • Tumorigenic in chronic toxicity studies in rats. Use for FDA-approved indications; avoid unnecessary use.
  • Spironolactone/hydrochlorothiazide fixed combination not indicated for initial therapy of edema or hypertension. Individualize dosage. If the fixed combination represents the dosage so determined, its use may be more convenient in patient management. The treatment of hypertension and edema is not static but must be reevaluated as conditions in each patient warrant. (See Dosage and Administration.)

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